Please have a look at our news-archive or event-archive, if you are looking for past announcements.


17/04/2017: Stephanie Eckman to visit Mannheim

Stephanie Eckman, Fellow and Senior Survey Research Methodologist at RTI International (Washington, DC, USA), will be visiting the SFB to collaborate with project A9 from May 5 - 10, 2017 on measuring geopositions and passive data from mobile devices.


13/04/2017: Friedrich Heinemann to participate at ZEW lunch debate in Brussels

Our member Friedrich Heinamnn (Coordinator Project C5) will take part in a ZEW-lunch debate on "Making the Most of the European Fiscal Board", April 27, 2017 in Brussels.


10/04/2017: New Jobs Available

The SFB 884 is looking for a student assistant (both Bachelor and Master level) for our central administration. The application deadline is May 1, 2017.
For more information, please have a look here.


10/04/2017: Valerio Dotti to present at the RES Conference 2017

Our member Valerio Dotti (project C5) will be participating at the Royal Economic Society (RES) Conference 2017, April, 10-12, 2017. The conference will take place in Bristol, UK. 
He will contribute to it by presenting his paper "Generalized Comparative Statistics for Voting Models".


30/03/2017: Marc Debus appointed as new Director of the MZES

Our principal investigator Marc Debus (project C2) was rotationally appointed  as the new Director of the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) of the University of Mannheim. He succeeds the sociologist Frank Kalter, who is leaving the Executive Board after a three-year term as Director and after more than eight years as board member.

The 38-year old Political Scientist Prof. Dr. Marc Debus has already been part of the three-member MZES Executive Board as Head of Research Department B "European Political Systems and their Integration" since spring 2014. This position has now been assumed by political scientist Professor Dr. Harald Schoen. The Executive Board is completed by sociologist Professor Henning Hillmann, Ph.D., as Head of Research Department A "European Societies and their Integration".

On occasion of the presentation of the Annual Report 2016, Marc Debus expressed his thanks to the outgoing members of the Executive Board, Frank Kalter and Irena Kogan.

Media coverage on the new appointment: Metropolnews, Rheinpfalz


15/03/2017: Florian Keusch elected as new boardmember of the DGOF

Our associate Florian Keusch (projects A8, A9, Z1) was elected as a new member of the executive broad of the German Society for Online Research (DGOF).


20/03/2017: Katharina Burgdorf was awarded best GOR Thesis Award in Berlin

Our student assistant Katharina Burgdorf (project Z1) was awarded the GOR Thesis Award at the General Online Research Conference, March 15-17, 2017 in Berlin.

The title of her Bachelorthesis is "Determinants of Item Nonresponse in the German Internet Panel", her supervisor was our member Barbara Felderer.

For more information click here.

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